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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Petlover
I don't know why I posted another one, I probably...

I don't know why I posted another one, I probably hit " Enter " while I was typing it, you can see it is not even finished. Sorry about that I will pay more attention next time.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Petlover
Mechanical & Hydraulic Tensioner & Pulley

What is the different between those two mentioned above? I try to order the Tensioners & Pulleys from a company named FCP EURO, then they sent me two options, one is Mechanical Tensioner and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Petlover
Belts, Tensioners & Pulley replacement

What is the different between Mechanical and Hydraulic Tensioner? I am buying Tensioners by myself, and a company named FCP,
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By Petlover
Belts, Tensioners & Pulley replacement

I was told all the coolant needs to be drained and flushed when replacing Belts, Tensioner & Pulley, is that true? I just had the Coolant Flushed two months ago. Since the coolant is still pretty...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Petlover
Roll, Sorry about that, maybe I used the...

Roll,

Sorry about that, maybe I used the wrong word - " Refill ". I meant after flushing the old fluid out and add the brand new fluid back in.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Petlover
Sorry, I didn't mention it needs to be refilled...

Sorry, I didn't mention it needs to be refilled after the flush. Is 2 bottles still enough to do Flush and Refill?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Petlover
Brake Fluid Flush

The Genuine Brake Fluid is 12oz per bottle from the Dealer.
How many bottles do I need to buy in order to Flush Brake Fluid and refill the whole unit.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Petlover
Rear Main Seal Leak

It has been leaking for about a year and seems it leaks more than before. The display tell me to Check Engine Oil Lever, I add 1/2 quart a month ago, it tells me to check the engine oil again today....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Petlover
I am sorry, what does it make no sense? If the...

I am sorry, what does it make no sense?
If the sensor is replaced, will the " Service Engine Soon" light shuts off itself.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By Petlover
I finally have my mechanic checked the code for...

I finally have my mechanic checked the code for me, he said the Radiator Sensor in the center needs to be replaced.
He will order the part from the dealer.
The car runs like normal. He said I can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Petlover
The " Service Engine Soon " also came on a few...

The " Service Engine Soon " also came on a few days ago, I have my mechanic checked the code for me, he said the Radiator Center Sensor needs to be replaced.
Is the light will be shut off after it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By Petlover
Some people say it could be Oxygen Sensor, Spark...

Some people say it could be Oxygen Sensor, Spark Plug misfire, Torque Converter etc etc. I am so confused what is going to happen. But it runs like normally.
One thing I didn't mention, I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By Petlover
Service Engine Soon

The lights went on when I turned the ignition this evening.
What does it mean?
I already replaced the Spark Plugs and all Ignition Coils few months ago The only problem is the Rear Main Seal is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Petlover
I put the old Lid on the New Reservoir, it looks...

I put the old Lid on the New Reservoir, it looks like it tighten and fits in very well.
Good suggestion, I think I just use " ATF ", why change it. I just put the old Lid on the new Reservoir with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Petlover
Power Steering Fluid flushing

How many percent will the old fluid really flush all out? I am thinking to change the fluid from ATF to CHFIIS. It is because I got the New Reservoir from the mail order, which says " CHF11 S " on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Petlover
Power Steering Reservoir Cap

I wonder if I can put the new gasket on the old cap when replacing the new Reservoir.
It is because I got this new Reservoir in the mail order, which says CHF11S, but I use ATF.

P.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Petlover
Power Steering Reservoir & Fluid

I am going to have the Power Steering Fluid flushed next week. When I purchased the fluid at the dealership, the sale asked me what type of fluid is in the reservoir which shows on the cap, I told...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Petlover
Coolant & Power Steering flush

It just passed 104,000 miles. I am replacing the Steering Rack & Pinion because of the leak, I may as well replacing the reservoir the same time because it is so steamy all the time, the gasket may...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,077
Posted By Petlover
Oil Change

I am kind of confused now, some people that I know told me do not use Full Synthetic oil for regular driving, just use regular 5-30 or blend instead.

P.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Petlover
Coolant & Power Steering Flush

The mechanic from the Dealer told me I need to flush the Coolant with water pump replaced and Power Steering with Reservoir & Gasket replaced Biannual ( every 2 years ), is it true? Can I do it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Petlover
Tranny Fluids leak on the gound after it is drained & Refilled

EJack, you might be right if it is over filled. They are the specialist of repairing European car but they don't use OEM Parts as far as I know. Right now, my car is up on the ramp , when I went...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Petlover
ATF Leaking

I put a new cardboard under my car overnight and just got home from work, I found there is oil where is about under driver seat, it is fresh fluid, is it Transmission Fluid. It never leaks before. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Petlover
ATF & Power Steering Rack is leaking oil

I just had the ATF drained and refilled twice, and they pumped 8 qarts back in, 4 & 4, it was done by the Certified Mechanic. Anyway, they didn't use Dealer's fluid because of the cost, they use...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Petlover
That's why my friend told me, he mistakenly...

That's why my friend told me, he mistakenly thought it is the ATF for the Transmission. I don't think I would back there for Oil Change. When I check the Power Steering Fluid / ATF. it is still...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Petlover
ATF Check

[/B]I had a coil change last week, the guy who did my oil change told me the ATF is very dirty. After I come home and tried to see how dirty it is, but I couldn't find the dip stick for the ATF.
I...
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